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NY pandemic unemployment benefits – $44.5B

The New York state Department of Labor this morning reported that more than $44.5 billion in unemployment benefits have been paid to New Yorkers...

J.C. Penney permanently closing Poughkeepsie Galleria store

The J.C. Penney store in Poughkeepsie’s Galleria shopping mall will be permanently closing on Sept. 27, according to a notice filed with the New...

Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel slated for Ritz-Carlton White Plains site

The site will undergo a multimillion-dollar renovation that is expected to be completed early in 2021.

2.9M filed unemployment claims last week; NY paid benefits top $7.4...

According to statistics released this morning by the U.S. Department of Labor, during the week ending May 9 there were 2,981,000 new seasonally adjusted...

Lower Hudson Valley unemployment sneaks higher in November

Westchester County's 4.6 percent unemployment rate is up from 4.1 percent in November 2016 and 4.4 percent in October.

Hudson Valley job market expands in April

The private sector accounted for all of the regional growth, with 9,100 new jobs, offset by a loss of 300 government jobs.

Lower Hudson Valley loses 23,000 jobs in January

The one-year trend remained positive, with 9,400 more jobs in the Lower Hudson Valley.

New York Life to lay off 45 in Sleepy Hollow

The company is outsourcing the jobs.

Precision Flow Technologies to close Kingston plant

Ninety-six people will lose their jobs when the company, which expanded its Kingston space in 2010, shuts down the plant in April.

Downward unemployment trend sees hiccup in June

Unemployment rates for Westchester County and the Hudson Valley improved last month from a year before but rose slightly from May to June.

Unemployment rate edges up slightly in Hudson Valley region

Westchester County’s rate of 5.1 percent, up slightly from 4.6 percent in April, ranks third in the seven-county region.

April unemployment below 5 percent in Westchester, region

Westchester's and the Hudson Valley region's unemployment rates fell below 5 percent in April, the region's lowest level for the month in six years.

County unemployment hits 6.2% in May

Westchester County's unemployment rate increased by one-tenth of a percentage point in May, but is still one of the lowest unemployment rates in the Hudson Valley, according to the state's latest jobs numbers.

Private sector shows signs of improvement with August hiring

Private sector employment in New York state increased 3.3 percent in August as the state’s unemployment rate held steady at 9.1 percent, after an abysmal July that saw the state’s private sector workforce shrink by 6.3 percent.

Lower Hudson Valley job growth accelerates

In the region comprising Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties, the private sector added 7,700 jobs over the last 12 months.